Secretary Benson's Calendar - August 2019

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Meeting
Follow-up conference call related to Task Force on Women in Sports

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Media interview
Telephone interview with Stephen Henderson, host of “Detroit Today” on WDET-FM 101.9 in Detroit, about Aug. 6 election

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Meeting
Follow-up conference call related to Task Force on Women in Sports

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Meeting
Visit during Brown Bag Lunch with MDOS interns in Lansing

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Event
Spoke at Annual Family Fun Day and Backpack Giveaway Event in Detroit

 

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Media Interview
Telephone interview with Cindy Canty, host of “Stateside” on Michigan Radio, about increase in absentee ballots in recent elections

13

Event
Spoke at Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters Conference Annual Executive Delegation meeting in Bellaire

Branch visit
Visited Bellaire branch office

Branch visit
Visited Kalkaska branch office
August 14

 

14

Event
Attended National Veteran Workforce Development Conference Welcome and Networking Reception

15

Job shadow
Girls State Secretary of State Claire McGivney job shadowed Secretary Benson in Lansing office

Meeting
Met in Lansing with Dr. Dan Gould and Dr. Alan Smith of Department of Kinesiology of Michigan State University regarding the Task Force on Women in Sports

Meeting
Biweekly scheduling meeting with senior team in Lansing

Meeting
Met in Lansing with Adam Carbullido, Wil Wesley and Lauri Braid of Election Systems & Software

Meeting
Met in Lansing with Nelly Fuentes, Gaby Santiago-Romero, Eva Alvarez, Cindy Gamboa and Adonis Flores of We the People

Meeting
Legislative meeting in Lansing

Meeting
Met in Detroit with Emgage and Muslim American Leadership

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Meeting
Lunch in Detroit with Council Member Janee´ Ayers

Event
Spoke in Ferndale at 25th Annual Official Woodward Dream Cruise Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Lights and Sirens Cruise

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Event
Spoke at Michigan Association of Counties Annual Conference Plenary Session in Traverse City

Branch visit
Visited Grayling branch office

Media interview
Telephone interview with Andrew Green of WSJM-FM 94.9 in Benton Harbor about Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force

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Event
Spoke at Michigan Association of County Clerks Conference in Harris

 

21

Media interview
Telephone interview with Aaron Andrews of The Detroit News about wait times in MDOS branch offices

Videotaping
Taped September video message for branch office staff

Meeting
Staff meeting in Detroit

Media interview
Telephone interview with Paulette Parker of Michigan Radio – NPR about Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force

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Media interview
Telephone with Jessica Mathews of WHMI-FM 93.5 in Howell about Collegiate Student Advisory Task Force

 

 

 

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Meeting
Conference call with Bonnie Rausch, Oakfield Township deputy clerk

Media interview
Interview with Copper Country Today on FM 99.3 The LIFT about new rights for Michigan voters, REAL ID and election security

Event
Spoke at League of Women Voters of the Copper Country Forum on New Voting and Election Laws

 

 

 

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Meeting
National Association of Secretaries of State Elections conference call

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